Allen gets technical for tripping as Duke beats Elon 72-61
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) – Luke Kennard scored 21 points while Duke star Grayson Allen received a technical foul for his third tripping incident in a year during the fifth-ranked Blue Devils’ 72-61 victory over Elon on Wednesday night.
Elon’s Steven Santa Ana (22) is tripped by Duke’s Grayson Allen (3) in the game Wednesday. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) CLICK IMAGE TO ENLARGEDuke (12-1) trailed 35-34 at halftime before rallying for its 10th straight win in its final game before starting Atlantic Coast Conference play.
Allen was whistled with 4:15 left in the first half after getting tangled with a driving Steven Santa Ana, sending Santa Ana to the floor. Officials reviewed replays that showed Allen kicking his right leg up and catching the back of Santa Ana’s left knee.
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski pulled Allen for the rest of the half, with Allen at one point standing with a towel around his neck and